General Brian Horrocks agreed a local truce and on April 15 sent Brigadier Hughes of the Royal Army Medical Corps — his top medical man — forward to reconnoitre the camp. Hughes drove along that remote forest road to Belsen not really knowing what to expect. Once he stepped inside, he saw at a glance the magnitude of the crime against humanity perpetrated there.
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You can’t possibly read just this summary of the book and not be upset.
“Identity politics” leads to this particualr version of “man’s inhumanity to man”!
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